The batch of PGP 86 initiated naming a classroom (L 12) after iconic Prof. PN Thirunarayana (Late), who passed away in 2011.
Prof. P N Thirunarayana was associated with IIMB for 33 years. He joined IIMB in April 1977 as an Assistant Professor in the Marketing area. He retired as Professor in 2005 but continued his association as Visiting Faculty till 2010. He was undoubtedly one of the most popular teachers who inspired students across decades to take up marketing as a career. He had a terrific class presence and combined style, erudition and content in his lectures that was distinctive and awe inspiring.
The naming rights for classroom L12 (the popular ground floor classrooms that are opposite each other) has been earmarked at Rs 200 lakhs. The names of donors who contribute Rs 20 lakhs or more shall be displayed outside the classroom. This can be contributed by individual alums or through batch contributions. Other donors (less than Rs 20 lakhs) can also contribute to this cause and avail of 100% tax deduction u/s 80G.